The Scientific Revolution- Changes in Scientific Though
A Coggle Diagram about Johannes Kepler- (1571-1630) in his early career, he was Brahe's assistant. Based off of Brahe's work, Kepler later went on to develop new laws of planetary motion. This contribution was huge; he completely uprooted the authority in the ancients and started to touch on the idea of universal gravitation. In 1627 he also completed the Rudolphine tables, which were used for years to come. # #
, Timeline of the Knowledge that Shaped the Scientific Revolution- pre and post
, Ptolemy- Ptolemy was also a ancient Greek philosopher, but unlike Aristotle, he addressed planetary motion in his theories. His theories were more complicated then Aristotle's because the required complex mathematical calculations. His work also provided the foundation for knowledge about the earth's geography. #
, Tycho Brahe- (1546-1601) He was a Danish astronomer, Europe's leading astronomer in-fact. Throughout his career he had two patrons. The first was the king of Denmark, who's finances allowed Brahe to build the most sophisticated observatory of that time. The second was the Holly Roman emperor Rudolph II, who funded Brahe's second observatory in Prague.
, Aristotle- Aristotle hails from 4th century Greece (B.C.E.). The concept of Natural Philosophy was were based off of his philosophies. This concept was adapted by middle age Europeans and Christianised. Based off of the information he had access to, Aristotle's Cosmology was logical, however, it didn't account for the motion of the stars and planets.
and Nicolaus Copernicus- (1473-1543), a Polish cleric who studies astronomy, medicine, and church law at several universities before accepting a church position in East Prussia. His theory was the first great departure from the authority of the ancients and was revolutionary in the field of astronomy. #